SC Imposes Rs 5 Crore Penalty On Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Medical College For Playing Fraud On It and Orders Prosecution Of Its Dean

                                 It must be said with consummate ease that in a landmark, latest and laudable judgment titled Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan University & Another v. Union of India & Others in Writ Petition (Civil) No. 1001 of 2017 with Writ Petition (Civil) No. 731 of 2018 which was delivered on January 17, 2019 by a three-Judge […]

Mere Allegations Of Harassment Without Proximate Positive Action Not Sufficient For Conviction U/S 306 IPC: SC

It has to be said right at the outset that in a landmark, latest and laudable judgment titled Rajesh v State of Haryana in Criminal Appeal No. 93 of 2019 (Arising out of SLP (Cri.) No. 8867 of 2016)  by a two Judge Bench of Supreme Court comprising of Justice L Nageshwara Rao who authored […]

ISRAEL ISSUES NEW TOBACCO MARKETING RULES

  January 15, 2019 – Israel’s Parliament, the “Knesset,” has passed new rules relating to the marketing and advertising of tobacco products.  After months of debate, the rules were approved by Parliament and officially published on January 8, 2019.   “The Israeli Parliament is taking dramatic steps to change the smoking habits of Israelis,” said […]

Offences Under Section 307 IPC Can’t Be Quashed On The Basis Of Settlement Between Parties: SC

                      To begin with, it has to be appreciated, applauded and admired that after a long spell of time we finally see that the Supreme Court which is the top court of India has finally in the latest landmark case titled State of Madhya Pradesh […]

Reservation for transgenders in governmentt jobs : High Court issues notice to TN govt

The Madras High Court on Monday issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu government on a plea seeking special reservation for transgenders in appointments for government jobs. The notice was issued by Justice S Vimala on a plea moved by a Chennai resident P Sudha, a transsexual. The petitioner submitted that reservation is provided for […]

Law of Defamation, Newspaper Publication & Journalistic Improprieties

Preface: Defamation means to take away or destroy the good fame or reputation; to speak evil of; to charge falsely or to asperse. According to Winfield, ‘defamation’ is the publication of statement which tends to lower a person in the estimation of right-thinking members of society generally or which tends to make them shun or […]

Debasish Kar Gupta sworn in as Calcutta HC chief justice

 Justice Debasish Kar Gupta was sworn in as the chief justice of the Calcutta High Court here on Tuesday. Justice Gupta was functioning as the acting chief justice of the high court after Chief Justice Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya retired in September. Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi administered him the oath of office at the high court. Gupta […]

Justified or Unjustified demand of High Court Bench in Western UP

 Lawyers may be wanting High Court Bench in Western U. P. for their convenience. Has it ever been thought from the side of litigants? I had once an opportunity to go to Allahabad High Court in connection with a writ petition which is located 400 kilometres from my hometown. Distance is enough for incurring exorbitant […]

An Analysis of DNA Profiling Bill 2018

“DNA profiling” is not a new term for all, because we have studied during school time. It is a technique by which individuals can be identified and compared via their respective DNA profiles. But now it is taking the form of legislation in India in the DNA profiling bill 2018 . Recently union cabinet passes […]

Witch Hunt- The Socio-Legal Intricacies

By: Yashda Garg  Witch hunt is an archaic and a barbaric practice consumes numerous lives every year. Yet, interestingly, the violence ensued by it is mercilessly silenced and wrapped in the garb of custom. In fact, with the passage of time, the mass approach has only reflected blindness towards the issue. Furthermore, despite the tremendous amount […]